backlash


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Synonyms for backlash

Synonyms for backlash

an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence

come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect

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Zayn had a big win at Backlash by beating Corbin, who many have considered to be the favorite to win the Money in the Bank briefcase.
What distinguishes this work from the ones presented above is that the study focuses on a 2-DOF robotic balancing system plus backlash effects on motion.
A source said: "They did not anticipate the backlash and the damage it would cause to the K-brand.
cautioned that militants will definitely be preparing for a backlash.
We will hold Anjem Choudary and al-Muhajiroun responsible for any backlash against any Muslim in Wiltshire or elsewhere as a result of their proposed irresponsible and irrational actions.
We predict 2008 will be the beginning of a significant backlash against plain bottled water as consumers become more aware of the environmental impact of bottling and shipping water from remote locations to their local supermarket," said Mintel.
She argues that the earliest manifestations of the anti-welfare backlash began right after World War II when low-wage employers, with support from conservative racists who opposed the post-war civil rights gains of blacks, lobbied to severely restrict payments under the New Deal Aid to Dependent Children program introduced in 1935.
So while the Financial Times summed up the conventional wisdom by describing the Slovak election as a backlash against the nation's "sweeping free market reforms," opinion polls do not show significant opposition to the market.
Roger Hewitt, White Backlash and the Politics of Multiculturalism.
A: Someone asked me about the backlash we're already getting -- we weren't even on the air yet.
Employment equity policy in the province of British Columbia has undergone a corrosive, back door backlash, compared to Ontario's more classic, or front door, backlash under a similar neoliberal government shift.
The series of antibacklash nuts eliminates the minimal backlash between the lead screw and nut interface on external linear actuators.
Dan Booker, global engineering director, propshafts at GKN, says the PX joint not only increases joint efficiency by more that 40%, reduces its size by more than 8%, and cuts weight by greater than 25%, "it improves vehicle NVH levels by reducing backlash in the system.
Zero backlash connections are manufactured using taper polygons.